Tag Archives: Investment Treaties

Contracting with governments: pitfalls, arbitration, sovereign immunity and enforcement

Entering into a contract with an entity owned or controlled by the state poses unique challenges not faced when dealing with a private commercial counterparty. Parties should be aware of certain distinctive features of negotiating with a state entity from … Continue reading

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Inaugural conference of the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration: 23 January 2015

The European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA) will be holding its inaugural conference on 23 January 2015 at the Senate House in London. The topic of the conference is “EU law and investment treaty law: convergence, conflict or … Continue reading

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The future of investment agreements: meeting of the World Investment Forum

The number and diversity of parties with interests in the future of international investment protection has never been greater – a result of tremendous growth in cross-border investment and rapid economic development in many parts of the world. At the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar: Investment Treaties and the African Continent – Change, Risk and Opportunity

Tuesday 8 April 2014, 12.30 – 1.30pm BST Drawing together the two strands of our recent webinars on Investment Treaty Arbitration and arbitration in the EMEA regions, this webinar will focus on Investment Treaties and the African continent. Africa is … Continue reading

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